CAT Exam 2020 Notification

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CAT Notification, CAT 2020 Exam Notification

Latest Update: The Indian Institute of Management Indore has launched today the official website for Common Admission Test 2020 with all the important information about the exam. The online registration process will commence from 05th August 2020 till 16th September 2020. The CAT 2020 exam will be held on 29th November 2020. 

Thousands of aspirants, eyeing the best Business schools in India, the likes of IIMs, which will kick-start their professional careers as managers, analysts and executives, must be looking out for the Common Admission Test (CAT) Notification. CAT is their opportunity to take the first step towards a successful career in business and management.

The notification of CAT 2020 is released on 29th July 2020 by IIM Indore. CAT exam will be conducted on 29th November 2020, plus the result of  CAT 2020 will be out in 1st week of January 2021.

CAT 2020 exam remains the same with section as VARC, DILR and QA. It is important to know that CAT exam will test you for your quantitative skills and language skills besides your analytical and logical reasoning. 

CAT 2020 Important Dates

The dates of CAT 2020 are as follows:

Notification release date 29 July 2020
Registration commencement 05 August 2020
Last date for Online Registration 16 September 2020
Issue of Admit Card 28 October to 29 November 2020
CAT 2020 Exam date 29 November 2020
Result Announcement 1st week of January 2021

The online registration process for CAT 2020 will begin on 5th August 2020. The last date for online application is 16th September 2020. Once the application has been submitted and the payment been made, applicants can still make corrections in the form and check for any inadvertent error in fields like percentage of marks, work experience, and programmes selected, when the correction window opens sometime in the first week of October 2020. Once this is done, the applicants will be able to download their final admit cards. The CAT exam will be conducted across the nation on 29th November 2020, with the results being declared by the first week of January 2021.

About CAT

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) on a rotational basis. It is one of the most competitive examinations in India and attracts graduates from all streams. It is also one of the most popular exams among commerce students, as CAT scores are accepted not just by the IIMs but also more than 100 top Business schools in India. The IIMs alone offer around 4000 seats to aspirants.

CAT is a computer-based exam, held every year. The exam comprises 100 questions, divided into 3 sections (Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension and Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning), to be answered in 3 hours. The exam is conducted pan India in more than 147 cities.

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CAT Notification 2020

The notification for the CAT exam is out on 29th July 2020. The exam is likely to be conducted in two sessions-morning and afternoon. CAT 2020 is organized on a Sunday, November 29, 2020.

Below are the dates showing Previous Years CAT Notification Dates

Year Notification Date Exam Date
2020 29th July 2020 29th November 2020
2019 28th July 2019 24th November 2019
2018 29th July 2018 25th November 2018
2017 29th July 2017 26th November 2017
2016 31st July 2016 4th December 2016
2015 26th July 2015 29th November 2015


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CAT is Online

The entire registration process, including the filling up of the application form and payment will happen through an online process. There is no provision for offline registrations as it has been scrapped by the conducting authority. There will be no CAT 2020 offline facility and the entire process will have to be done online. There is no separate CAT 2020 application form. The application form is a part of the online CAT 2020 registration process.

CAT 2020 Eligibility

Any graduate with 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Differently Abled categories) is eligible to give the CAT 2020 exam. Final year graduation students may also apply, provided they submit their graduation related documents latest by 30 June 2021, in case they get a call for admission.

Candidates must look out for the notification when it is released and understand the process thoroughly before submitting the form, to prevent any error.

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